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Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL codenames revealed!

Pixel fans would be really excited today as they get to learn the codename of the upcoming devices in the lineup, the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.

Earlier today, a commit was spotted on the AOSP which referred to some Google devices in relation to fixing an SELinux issue.

While most of the Google devices mentioned there were quickly identified to be our Pixel, Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 handsets, there were two codenames that raised some eyebrows.

The new codenames spotted were ‘Coral’ and ‘Needlefish’. But wait, it so happens that while Coral is the codename of the Pixel 4, Needlefish is something different.

The good guys over at 9to5Google were able to look into Google App’s code, and found that the mention of Coral therein. Check out this image.

Pixel 4 XL codename

So, there, the code reveals that the Pixel 4 carries the codename Coral, while Flame is the codename of Pixel 4 XL.

That leaves us to the codename Needlefish. Well, it could be another device, or any piece of hardware like the Pixel Visual Core, which also carried a codename of its own (probably Albacore).

Google Pixel 4 is rumoured to be launched somewhere around October 2019 and some unconfirmed sources do reveal it might have a 6GB RAM in comparison to its predecessors which had 4 GB RAM.